Posts Tagged ‘Frances Hamilton’

Frances Hamilton: Pieces of Time

Sunday, May 22nd, 1988

FRANCES HAMIL­TON’s art doesn’t come from the head; it comes from the hand and the heart. And that’s why a show of her work is always so rewarding. Her images stay with you, growing richer and deeper, as time goes by. They trigger memo­ries. Major or minor, they touch a chord.

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Animal as Metaphor

Monday, April 1st, 1985

Artists look at animals: the romantic fantasy animal, the prim­i­tive art animal, the hidden drives animal, the whim­sical animal, the elemental animal, and other myth­ical beasts. As Walt Whitman wrote,
“I think I could turn and live with animals, they are so placid and self contain’d,
I stand and look at them long and long.”

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Frances Hamilton: Books and Painted Stories

Sunday, February 1st, 1981

FRANCES HAMILTON has refash­ioned much-loved images, memo­ries, and dream­strans­forming them into a fully re-imag­ined universe. It is this trans­for­ma­tion – the serious, diffi­cult task of art – that gives her work its power to enchant.

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